Who ever you are...
however, you have found yourself here...
you are welcome in this space
We offer an easy-to-access counselling and mentoring service for children, young people and adults in Gloucestershire which can be face-to-face or online.
There are times when we all experience difficulties that become a struggle to manage on our own. At times like these, it can be helpful to talk to someone who can support you to
find your way forward.
Our Services Include:
Pay What You Can Counselling for adults and young people
Creative Mentoring and Lego Therapy for children, young people and adults
Creative Change Makers mental health workshops
Her Space - Support for women
Identity Space - LGBTQIA+ mentoring and guidance
All of our therapeutic services support mental health, creativity, inclusivity,
and improving emotional well-being.
We are based at two locations, Cheltenham Town Centre, and Kingsley House which is in-between Gloucester and Cheltenham near the A46, off Shurdington Road. Some of our part funded projects can take place in community settings and within organisations or schools.
Pay what you can
Support that is easy to access.
Available for adults in Gloucestershire
The pay what you can fee is negotiated, depending upon your circumstances
Gender, Sexuality, and diverse relationship LGBTQIA+
affirming support, 1-1
or group support,
guide and grow hub,
counselling and mentoring for
young people and adults
workshops and courses.
Available for children, young people and adults. Workshops can be held within organisations/schools or at one of our premises.
Supportive and welcoming
At Essential Space, we aim to always provide a welcoming, calm and safe environment.
Our services creatively embrace inclusivity, supporting mental health, positive change, and emotional well-being.
Respond to your individual needs
Empower you to have confidence in your choices
Support you to find your way forward
Provide a safe space to be heard
Encourage your individuality and growth
Create an environment for change that's built on compassion
Treat each person with dignity and respect